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100 Glorious GPS Gadgets

From Pet-Tracking Devices to Lost Tourist Aids

— January 21, 2011 — Autos
Not everyone has that natural compass to guide them around, which is where great GPS gadgets come into play. I've continuously put my blind faith on these devices to tell me how to get to where I want to go.

From doggy-tracking GPS collars to commute-savvy cycles, here's a collection of these handy GPS gadget designs.

Implications - Society has been growing increasingly dependent on personal technology devices that shape the way we interact, communicate and in the case of the GPS system: how we navigate our busy world. With this in mind, it is not surprising to see more and more devices incorporating GPS technology, and for the consumer who is hungry for increased technological interactivity in their life, these kinds of innovations are definitely just what the doctor ordered.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Humanized GPS Devices
Humanized GPS Devices
Natural Guidance from Navteq Gives Directions in Plain English
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99
Slick GPS Devices
Slick GPS Devices
The Magellan Explorist Catches Up to the iPhone Generation
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98
Mapped Snaps
Mapped Snaps
The Fujifilm Finepix XP30 Digital Camera Does it All
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97
Geeky Sports Gadgets
Geeky Sports Gadgets
The Touchscreen Garmin Edge 800 GPS Adds Biometrics to Features
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96
Hip Hop Guidance Voice-Overs
Hip Hop Guidance Voice-Overs
Gangster Directions from the Flavor Flav Navtones GPS Device
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95
GPS Camera Accessories
GPS Camera Accessories
The Contour GPS Camera Turns Your Mobile into a Live Viewfinder
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94
Galactic GPS Gadgets (UPDATE)
Galactic GPS Gadgets (UPDATE)
The TomTom Star Wars Voices Program Lets You Travel With the Force
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93
Path-Finding Necklaces
Path-Finding Necklaces
The SixthSense GPS Has Everything a Tourist Needs
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92
Emergency Locator Devices
Emergency Locator Devices
The Mace Buddi Gadget Keeps People Safe and Sound
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91
Bliss-Inducing Smartphones
Bliss-Inducing Smartphones
The Chinese Lephone by Lenovo is an Android-Powered Phone
<
90
Location-Based Cameras
Location-Based Cameras
1080p ContourGPS Helmetcams Displays Your Every Move
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89
Star Wars Navigation Voices
Star Wars Navigation Voices
The TomTom GPS System gets Yodafied
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88
Reverse-GPS Geocaches
Reverse-GPS Geocaches
Rickp Adds a New Challenge to the Game of Geocaching
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87
Blind Touchscreen Gadgets
Blind Touchscreen Gadgets
Thimble Finger Glove Brings Visually Impaired into Tech Age
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86
Real-Time Traffic Apps
Real-Time Traffic Apps
Stay Updated on Jams With the Traffic.com Application
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85
Clothing That Communicates
Clothing That Communicates
Finnish Company Creates Clothing That Can Send and Receive Messages
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84
GPS Video Hybrids
GPS Video Hybrids
The Oregon Scientific ATC9K HD Action Camera is Making Waves
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83
GPS Recording Cameras
GPS Recording Cameras
The Gobandit Actioncam is for Hardcore Weekend Warriors
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82
Cabs for the Blind
Cabs for the Blind
The Eric Leong IRIS Concept Cab Transports People Via Text Messaging
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81
Uber-Intelligent Tour Guides
Uber-Intelligent Tour Guides
FINDmyTIME is the Ultimate Way to Entertain Traveling Guests
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80
Screenless GPS
Screenless GPS
The Kapsys Kapten Audible GPS With Voice Recognition
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79
Safety, GPS Tracker & Cell Phone
Safety, GPS Tracker & Cell Phone
Aerotel GeoSkeeper
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78
Futuristic Compasses
Futuristic Compasses
The GPS Kompis Navigates via Advanced Technology
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77
Safety-Inspired Watches
Safety-Inspired Watches
Never Be Alone With the Lok8u Multi-M8
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76
Criminal iPhone Trackers
Criminal iPhone Trackers
The Offender Locator App Finds Sex Offenders in Your Area
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75
Lost Phone Trackers
Lost Phone Trackers
Use iHound Software to Find Your Misplaced or Stolen Phone
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74
In-Dash Weathermen
In-Dash Weathermen
BMW's Precipitation Radar Adds Weather Reports to GPS Console
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73
Tour Guide Apps
Tour Guide Apps
The American Museum of Natural History Explorer Helps You Navigate
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72
Crabby GPS Guides
Crabby GPS Guides
The Pioneer NaviRobo Gives Directions Cutely
<
71
GPS Steering Wheels
GPS Steering Wheels
Takata CSW
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70
Mileage Tracking Apps
Mileage Tracking Apps
The Nike+ GPS App Tracks Challenges You to Run Farther and Longer
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69
GPS Tourism For Lost Landmarks
GPS Tourism For Lost Landmarks
Mauerguide For Fallen Berlin Wall
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68
Next-Gen GPS
Next-Gen GPS
Ford, SYNC and Best Buy Promote Futuristic Electronic Driver Aids (CES 2009)
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67
Pub-Finding Apps
Pub-Finding Apps
Bulmers Cider Augmented Reality iPhone App Locates Your Next Brew
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66
3D GPS Systems
3D GPS Systems
Pioneer avic-z120bt Has 3D Touch Display, DVD Playback and Bluetooth
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65
Geekified Motorcycles
Geekified Motorcycles
The DashLink Docking Console Upgrades Your Ride with iPhone Chargers
<
64
Doggy GPS
Doggy GPS
RoamEO Pup Collar Keeps Track of Pooch
<
63
GPS Hook-Ups
GPS Hook-Ups
Using Location-Based Tech to Give Directions to Your Love Life
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62
Subway Finder Apps
Subway Finder Apps
Acrossair Pinpoints the Location of the London Tube for iPhone
<
61
Range-Finder Caps
Range-Finder Caps
The GPS-Enabled Skykap Advisor Golf Hat is for Golfing Tech Fanatics
<
60
Satellite-Monitored Footwear
Satellite-Monitored Footwear
Isaac Daniel's Bluetooth 'Blue GPS' Shoes Keep You Connected (UPDATE)
<
59
Paranoid Parent Apps
Paranoid Parent Apps
The tXtBlocker Cellphone App Makes a Dent in Distracted Driving
<
58
Multi-Media GPS
Multi-Media GPS
iNAVI K2 GPS Plays Music and Games
<
57
GPS That Predicts Your Behavior
GPS That Predicts Your Behavior
Sense Networks
<
56
Car Phone Mounts
Car Phone Mounts
GoSmart Clip Holds Your Smartphone Right into Your Steering Wheel
<
55
Projecting Maps
Projecting Maps
The Maptor Shines On a Wall to Show You the Way
<
54
GPS for Kids
GPS for Kids
Mee-Go GPS Keeps Your Children From Getting Lost & In Touch With Home
<
53
Guide Dog GPS
Guide Dog GPS
Peepo Device is a Safe Way to Expand Travel for the Blind
<
52
Advanced Polar Autos
Advanced Polar Autos
The Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle Will Help Examine the Impact of Global Warming
<
51
Robotic Water Purifiers
Robotic Water Purifiers
The Airborne Robotic Oil Spill Recovery System Can Clean Up the Gulf
<
50
GPS-Tracked Globalization
GPS-Tracked Globalization
BBC Follows One Shipping Container's Journey
<
49
GPS Glasses
GPS Glasses
The iPhone ARider is the Future of Navigation
<
48
Grocery Store GPS Guides
Grocery Store GPS Guides
The Meijer Find-It App Helps You Find the Frozen Food Section
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47
Tricked-Out Water Rafts
Tricked-Out Water Rafts
SOS Rescue Lifesaver Ring Prevents Hypothermia, Comes with GPS
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46
GPS Integrated Rear-View Mirrors II
GPS Integrated Rear-View Mirrors II
DSUS DS-400GB
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45
Sunlight-Catching Devices
Sunlight-Catching Devices
The Sun-Tracker Skylights Channel Natural Light Indoors
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44
Speaker Belts
Speaker Belts
The Uplink Handfree Listening Device is Ideal for Sports Enthusiasts
<
43
Lost Pet Amber Alerts
Lost Pet Amber Alerts
Emergency Dog and Cat Recovery Assistance Helps Find Lost Pets
<
42
Driverless Auto Designs
Driverless Auto Designs
Stanford's Autonomous Audi TT-S Operates Only With GPS
<
41
GPS Touchscreen Phone
GPS Touchscreen Phone
Garmin Nuvifone
<
40
Handy Proxy Peepers
Handy Proxy Peepers
The 'Visually Impaired Assistant' is an At-Hand Guide for the Blind
<
39
Radical Rescue Gliders
Radical Rescue Gliders
Thees 'Swarming Micro Air' Vehicles are Lines of Vision in Disasters
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38
GPS Convergence
GPS Convergence
The GPS Map Shot Bracelet, Camera and Post Card
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37
GPS Handbags
GPS Handbags
Marilyn Light Bag
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36
Celebrity GPS Voices
Celebrity GPS Voices
Homer Simpson, Snoop Dogg Navigate the Sat Nav TomTom
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35
GPS for Children
GPS for Children
The Insignia Little Buddy Keeps Your Kids Safe
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34
GPS Lingerie
GPS Lingerie
‘Find Me If You Can' Underwear
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33
Route-Tracking Watches
Route-Tracking Watches
The Nike+ SportWatch GPS is the Latest in Portable Sports Tech
<
32
GPS Footwear
GPS Footwear
Ambulator Shoes are Designed for Dementia Patients
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31
iPhone-Integrated Electric Vehicles
iPhone-Integrated Electric Vehicles
Chrysler 200C EV Shows Off UConnect System
<
30
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Evolution Robotics Introduces the Mint at CES 2010
<
29
Street-Legal Gamer Autos
Street-Legal Gamer Autos
The Sega Outrun Car by Garnet Hertz is a Driving Arcade Game
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28
Rugged Handheld Tablets
Rugged Handheld Tablets
The Panasonic Toughbook H1 Field Tablet
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27
Winter-Ready Gadget Gloves
Winter-Ready Gadget Gloves
The North Face E-tip Keeps Your Hands Warm and Touchscreen Accessible
<
26
Urban ATVs
Urban ATVs
The Quad Urban from Sebastian Salanova
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25
Mini GPS Units for The Disoriented
Mini GPS Units for The Disoriented
Bushnell BackTrack
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24
Military Mobiles
Military Mobiles
The Seals VR7 is Hardcore Rough and Tough
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23
Golf Master Watches
Golf Master Watches
This Elegant Timepiece by Reconvilier Deserves the Name Hercules
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22
Shark-Shaped Watercrafts
Shark-Shaped Watercrafts
The 'Seabreacher X' is an Extreme Diving Machine That Has Jaws
<
21
Tracking Devices for Pets
Tracking Devices for Pets
Retrieva Anti-Theft Dog Collar is a Labrador's LoJack
<
20
Mini Mobile Phones
Mini Mobile Phones
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini and the X10 Mini Pro
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19
Amazing GPS Sports Glove
Amazing GPS Sports Glove
Verva Vie Sports Gauntlet
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18
Map Phones
Map Phones
Google Launches The G1 Phone
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17
Car-Finding Keychains
Car-Finding Keychains
Pocket GPS System Locates Your Car From Afar
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16
Adventurous Eco Bicycles
Adventurous Eco Bicycles
The E-Bike Summer Life is a Truly Adventurous Two-Wheeler
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15
Smartphone Auto Decks
Smartphone Auto Decks
Oxygen Audio O Car Transforms Your iPhone into the Car's Stereo System
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14
Commute-Savvy Cycles
Commute-Savvy Cycles
Amur Leopard Makes Pedaling to Work an Enjoyable Process
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13
Girly GPS
Girly GPS
Pink Nüvi
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12
Electrified Watercrafts
Electrified Watercrafts
The Stealth Electric Jet Ski from DiMora is 100 Percent Green
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11
High-End Compact Cameras
High-End Compact Cameras
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Digital Camera
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10
Direct to Eye GPS Goggles
Direct to Eye GPS Goggles
The Zeal 2010 Transcend GPS Goggles are Good Enough for Gutsche
<
9
Airborne Auto-Bikes
Airborne Auto-Bikes
The Jetbike is a Jet Engine-Powered Flying Bicycle
<
8
Braille City Maps
Braille City Maps
The DROP GPS Device Encourages You to Follow Blindly
<
7
Watches for Alzheimer's
Watches for Alzheimer's
The Keruve 2010 GPS Wristwatch is Discrete and Reliable
<
6
Sustainable Bus Stops
Sustainable Bus Stops
Tiffany Roddis' 'Ecoshel' Encourages People to use Public Transportation
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5
RFID Walking Sticks
RFID Walking Sticks
Visionplus Provides Navigation Help for the Visually Impaired
<
4
Urban Pod Cars
Urban Pod Cars
The GM EN-V Goes from Concept to Reality (UPDATE)
<
3
Luxury Car Mobile Phones
Luxury Car Mobile Phones
Nokia BMW Video Phone Concept Brings Bimmer Style to Cell Phones
<
2
Scuba Oxygen Helmets
Scuba Oxygen Helmets
The 'Immersed Senses' Helmet Enhances the Diver's Experience
<
1
Low-Cost Luxury Mobiles
Low-Cost Luxury Mobiles
The Bellperre is an Affordable, High-Quality Phone
<